Medical records—common abbreviations
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Medical records—common abbreviations

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  • Medical records—common abbreviations

   
° Not Present or No abnormality (e.g. J° “No jaundice”)
+/- Uncertain/equivocal
+ Present or Noted
++ Present Significantly
+++ Present in Excess
# Fracture
Increasing, up
Constant, normal
Decreasing, down
Diagnosis
Diff.▵ OR ▵▵ Differential Diagnosis
= Equivalent to
3 OK or satisfactory
1/7 One day
2/52 Two weeks
3/12 Three months
A or AJ Ankle Jerk/Reflex
AAA